Visit to Mardin by NPM


The HREIT Delegation visited various detention centers in Mardin within the scope of the National Preventive Mechanism mandate.

First day of the visit, the delegation headed by board member Dilek Ertürk made an unannounced visit to the Mardin Provincial Police Department. The delegation met with the authorities and examined the detention centers.

On the second day of the visit, Mardin E Type Close Penitentiary Instıtution was visited by the delegation. In both visits, “The physical conditions of the institutions, the situation of the groups with special needs in the centers, the treatment of detainees, health services and the measures taken for the Covid-19 pandemic and vaccination studies, nutritional conditions, social activities, daily life and communication with the external world” were examined in the context of international standards and; one-on-one interviews were held with people deprived of their liberty.

Reports containing observations, findings and recommendations regarding the visit will be prepared and shared with the relevant institutions and the public.

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